Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

View Day and Night Map

Change time and date

< 4 weeks4 weeks > March equinox 
or choose:

< 1 day1 day >June solstice
< 12 hours12 hours >September equinox
< 6 hours6 hours >December solstice
< 1 hour1 hour >Now/Current time
< 10 minutes10 minutes >

Map notes

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM
This phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 19:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 116° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.6"1004.04 miwest0° 11' 42.5"13.41 minorth1004.12 mi
24 hours11° 31' 23.5"797.04 mieast4° 35' 07.6"315.06 minorth856.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoMon 1:50 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 1:50 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsMon 1:50 PM3054 km1898 miles1649 nmEast E
Easter Island *Mon 2:50 PM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownMon 11:50 AM3162 km1965 miles1707 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloMon 12:50 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmNorth N
GuatemalaMon 1:50 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorMon 1:50 PM3394 km2109 miles1832 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanMon 1:50 PM3604 km2240 miles1946 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaMon 1:50 PM3606 km2240 miles1947 nmEast-northeast ENE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools